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Spring rolls teach kids to wrap & roll

My most recent culinary adventure with the kids was making spring rolls.I was pretty sure the reaction from my three diners would be varied, but I tried it anyway. Summer tends to keep us outside...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Maynard finds Clear Water Farm fits 'just right'

If she were to remember a love just right and one that has been with her forever, it would be the love of working the soil: smelling, digging and finding solace in the ground and what comes from...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Heritage

Corn, beans and squash - along with buffalo, turkey and quail - are a few of the heritage foods the new chef at Mesa Verde National Park is offering.Since he took the reins at the Metate Room...

DATE: June 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Protein makes the body go

Protein plays a vital role in maintaining health. Proteins are part of the structural components of cells, tissues, organs and bones.They act as enzymes that digest food and propel chemical...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Officials advocate for better school food

WASHINGTON - New York First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson and health advocates Thursday pressed Congress to fight childhood obesity by requiring schools to replace sugary sodas and snacks with...

DATE: May 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Tasty Choices

Something was missing at Taste of Durango this year.No rain. No hail. No gale-force wind or scorching heat. The often-fickle May weather was sunny and warm with a cool breeze for the entire...

DATE: May 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Delicious 'brick sandwich' won't break your teeth

This brick sandwich - a chilled and pressed Italian-style sandwich jammed with flavorful ingredients - is perfect for picnics.It is easy to assemble, looks great and feeds a crowd with about the...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Couple raises hardy longhorns for their lean meat

Editor's Note: "Meet the Farmer" is a new column that offers a brief profile of individual food producers in our region. The column will run each Wednesday through late October.Jeff and Linda...

DATE: May 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers market sprouts Saturday

A fresh taste is in the air.The crabapple trees' pink confetti drifts over Main Avenue, the hummingbirds have returned and Durango Farmers Market begins its summer season Saturday.The market is...

DATE: May 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Pay now, eat later

What's better than home-delivered pizza slapped in your hands in 30 minutes or less? Try a sack full of heirloom tomatoes, or beets shaped like carrots and bred for taste, not storage.Thanks to an...

DATE: May 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Edible education comes stuffed in a box

 "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."Forrest Gump coined it nearly 15 years ago. This decade's version is greener, arguably better and definitely not as...

DATE: May 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Amid flu fears, USDA says pork is safe to eat

Amid flu fears, USDA says pork is safe to eatFear of swine flu is a good reason to wash your hands, but not to take pork off the menu.Federal health officials say the virus that has triggered fears...

DATE: April 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

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